The Belgian Waffle Ride organization, organized in Kansas on October 31, reported this on its social media accounts. The race is 178 km long and not less than 2,438 meters. In addition to Evenepoel, his teammate Mattia Cattaneo will also take part in the Belgian Waffle Ride in Kansas.
This is the fourth Belgian waffle ride of the year as races have been organized in San Diego, North Carolina and Utah. Evenepoel will compete against accredited gravel drivers such as Ian Boswell, Peter Stedina and Dead King.
Earlier this year, Evnepol already drove on gravel roads in Giro di Italia. He will not have the best memories of it. Evenepoel was not at his best, but technically he made the ride look uncertain. Eventually, he lost a few minutes on the ride.
Patrick Lefevere told Het Nieuwsblad that they would do everything they could to make Evenepoel more comfortable on the bike. Participating in the Belgian Waffle Ride will be part of that process.
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